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Washington Takes Steps To Reduce Wolf Conflicts This Summer

The season when wolves come into conflict with livestock in Eastern Washington has arrived, but the state Department of Fish and Wildlife is ready.


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18-Foot Long Great White Shark Believed To Be Swimming Off Washington Coast

The big sharks usually don’t come close to shore, but this one may have followed a warm current

CBS Seattle–02/25/2015

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Biologists Watching Fish Runs After Deadly Slide

Fisheries biologist Pete Verhey waded through the cold, clear creek that feeds into the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, scanning riffles and side channels looking for evidence of fish eggs.


file photo of a Pacific Razor Clam (photo courtesy: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife)

Razor Clam Digging Begins Wednesday

The digging starts on evening tides and switches to morning tides Sunday for five more days. Wildlife officials say digging is best an hour or two before low tide.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

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Underwater Landslides Under Hood Canal? Scientists Think So

There are two dome-shaped mounds, each more than 100 feet high and more than 1,000 feet wide, on the bottom at the south end of the canal near Lilliwaup. Washington scientists believe they were produced by underwater landslides.

CBS Seattle–11/30/2012

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State May Ban Some Octopus Hunting Near Seattle

After last week’s controversial octopus capture in West Seattle, The state Fish and Wildlife Department is considering banning octopus hunting on some beaches.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

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Wildlife Agents Raiding Poachers Who ‘Just Want To See Stuff Die’

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents have conducted 14 raids around the state in a series of poaching investigations, and they say dozens of people could face charges.